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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Peter F. Welch
Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret Cheney; 5 Children, 3 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 05/02/1947
Birth Place: Springfield, MA
Home City: Norwich, VT
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing
Aug. 31, 2013 Rep. Welch Statement Following Obama's Announcement on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
May 29, 2012 WCAX: 'Welch Pushes Business Program for Vets and Soldiers'
March 8, 2012 VPR - 'Welch Calls for Financial Sanctions Before Military Action in Iran'
Feb. 16, 2012 Accelerate Our Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, Chairman Schapiro and Director DeMarco
July 11, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
April 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - 2012 Legislative Priorities
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
May 13, 2010 Welch Introduces Bill to Help Veterans and Military Personnel Transfer Education Benefits
Dec. 15, 2009 America's National Security
Nov. 3, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Measures To Assist Veterans, Military Families
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee And national Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan And Pakistan: Oversight Of A New Interagency Strategy
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - Veterans Jobs Bills
Feb. 2, 2009 Conference Call with Representative John Tierny (D-MA)
Feb. 2, 2009 Conference Call with Rep. John Tierney (D-MA) - Update on Trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Jan. 23, 2008 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee- Effective Diplomacy and the Future of U.S. Embassies
Sept. 19, 2007 Majority Makers
Sept. 10, 2007 Welch Responds to Petraeus Testimony, Military Solution Will not Solve Iraq's Civil War
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 14, 2007 More Proof That The President's Troop Escalation Plan Is Not Working In Iraq
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
May 23, 2007 Welch Statement Opposing Iraq War Funding In Supplemental
April 19, 2007 Welch Briefs Bush At White House, Says "We Must End This War"
Feb. 13, 2007 Welch Delivers Statement On Ending Iraq War
Feb. 8, 2007 Stop Troop Escalation
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
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